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The Lives and Achievements of Tucson’s Unknown African American Pioneers, 1860-1910 (Coolidge)
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4:30 pm

The Lives and Achievements of Tucson’s Unknown African American Pioneers, 1860-1910 (Coolidge)

February 20 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Coolidge Public Library, 160 W. Central Avenue
Coolidge, AZ 85128 United States
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Tucson’s African-American community overcame numerous scandals to become some of the city’s most prosperous and well-known citizens. Newspapers throughout the Arizona territory captured more than their unlawful exploits but gave biographical information about each African-American. Men like George Bragg, who was a barber by trade, made headlines that rocked when he was charged with the... Read More

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On the Road Since 1925: The Colorful History of Arizona Highways Magazine (Quartzsite)

February 20 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Quartzsite Town Hall, 465 North Plymouth Rd.
Quartzsite, AZ 85346 United States
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The first issue of Arizona Highways magazine was published in April, 1925. In this presentation, former publisher Win Holden will share the fascinating story of how a brochure produced by the Arizona Highway Department evolved into one of the most respected and revered publications in the world. With annual economic impact of over $65 million,... Read More

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